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Cancel RosService Call

asked 2015-06-17 08:30:39 -0600

Benjamin.Nilson gravatar image

In my program I have a service call when I need to get some data.

if(ros::service:call("service_x", call_x))

This service goes and gets data from a sensor, processes the data, and pubishes the results.

I want to know if there is way that I can cancel or kill this service call if the sensor node crashes or becomes unresponsive.

Thanks All

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answered 2015-06-17 09:53:14 -0600

gvdhoorn gravatar image

No, services do not support timeouts, cancellation or preemption.

If you need that, you should probably take a look at actionlib.

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